We typically do it about 15,000-20,000 times per day – breathe. It’s the most dominant movement pattern for every human being, and it’s quite literally the foundation for movement and performance. A proper breath can be the difference between painful or normal movement, or athletic success and disappointment. The only place where fitness comes before
Here is some information from a Knee Pain Workshop that I hosted last month. For those of you dealing with knee pain, this may help shed some light on what your diagnosis may be. The 3 Most Common Diagnoses of Knee Pain 1. Osteoarthritis – OA refers to the joint surface of the knee and what happens when
Learn the common causes of low back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain. The link between all three areas of the body is revealed in this summary of how the spine moves.
As a sports medicine professional, a mom, and an active adult who had her workout routine ruined by the shut down, I am anxious to see what the landscape of sports, fitness, and injuries look like in the coming months. New Jersey has entered Phase 2 of the reopening plan, including the start of non-contact sports participation on June 22. Fitness centers/Gyms
“Core training” and “ab training” are often used interchangeably to describe exercises that target the midsection of the body. However, it is a misconception to think that core training is the same thing as abdominal training. In this post, I’ll explain the differences between the two. Let’s start with an anatomy lesson. The abdomen, better
While there is no foolproof defense to prevent this icky virus (I can’t even type the name of it anymore!), there are benefits to having a healthy immune system. Here are some of our top tips for staying healthy and boosting your immune system while you’re stuck at home: 1. Maintain a healthy diet: Get
Pain can be a debilitating and limiting part of your life. It can hold you back from the physical activities you’d like to do, whether it be work, hobbies, or simply getting around to complete daily tasks. Fortunately, there are a few quick and easy ways that you can relieve your pain and increase your
It is easy to turn physical activity into an all-or-nothing” attitude. The Training Room physical therapy team gets it – you had a long day at work, you drove your kids all around town for their extracurricular activities, and on top of that, you still have to make dinner and prepare to do it all again